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Todd Simon Mixtape

assembled a clever mix of jazz 45s that he’s found across the globe, Jazz on 45. Above is the mix he put together prior to a recent trip to Paris where he DJed an all-45 set at Le Mellotron. Track list and write-up by Todd Simon below.


Jon Hassell & Gilles Peterson

The legendary trumpet player and electronic music pioneer, Jon Hassell pass by the Brownswood Basement.


Jon Hassell session on KCRW

L.A. based composer and avant-garde trumpeter Jon Hassell is revered for his minimalist ambient work. We'll have a rare visit when he brings a trio to perform select pieces for Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners at 11:15am.


The Steely Dan Dictionary

The Steely Dan lexicon.


Traneumentary

Celebrating the artistry and music of John Coltrane.


Love Sex and The Zodiac

It's up there with Ken Nordine's "Colors". Nat Adderley was most definitely on the "Jazz Cigarettes" when he wrote this. What's your star sign?


Glengarry Glenross - soundtrack

I swear...it's not a world of men... it's not a world of men, Machine...it's a world of clock watchers, bureaucrats, officeholders...what it is, it's a fucked-up world...there's no adventure to it.


Chet Baker - Let’s Get Lost

The turbulent life and career of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker written and directed by Bruce Weber.


WKCR Birthday Broadcasts

Besides the weekly shows mentioned above, numerous special broadcasts occur throughout the year, pre-empting all regular programming for at least 24-hours.


troyk-estra

The most excellent Troyka (@Troykaband) English Jazz trio team up with The Royal Academy Big Band to produce a wondrous noise. Superb!


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